Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 11/10/2016

Military Times: Jeff Sessions, Mike Flynn Among Top Defense Secretary Candidates for Trump Administration

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) and former Defense Intelligence Agency Mike Flynn are among the top candidates for president-elect Donald Trump’s appointee as defense secretary, Military Times reported Wednesday…
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Maximus Issues FY 2017 Outlook Falls Below Street Forecasts, Expects Continued Brexit Currency Headwinds

GovCon Index-listed Maximus (NYSE: MMS) released earnings and revenue guidance for fiscal year 2017 below the consensus Wall Street forecast Thursday in part on expectations of continued headwinds from the British pound’s post-Brexit weakening…
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AWS Includes uReveal Data Mining Tool on Intell Community Marketplace; Ren Mohan Comments

Amazon Web Services has added the conceptual data mining and analytic offering of uReveal to an AWS-run intelligence community marketplace for cloud-based products and services. UReveal said Wednesday its software will work to help IC analysts manage and examine raw data in real time as well as view structured or unstructured data in a unified view…
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FBI Eyes Dataminr Tool to Increase Bureau’s Social Media Awareness

The FBI wants to license Dataminr‘s alerting tool that can provide the bureau access to the company’s indicators and warnings service as well as customizable filters to search the entire Twitter database…
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Army Selects Kratos Range Receiver to Update Telemetry Program

A Kratos Defense and Security Solutions subsidiary has been selected to supply the company’s Telemetrix 400 range receiver to the U.S. Army as part of the military branch’s effort to update its telemetry program…
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Inmarsat Introduces Updated Aeronautical Services in Support of Govt C4ISR Operations

Inmarsat has started to offer updated aeronautical services meant to support command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions of government clients…
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Naval Research Laboratory Gets Tech Transfer Recognition; Erick Iezzi Comments

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory has received the 2016 Excellence in Technology Transfer Award from the Mid-Atlantic Region Federal Laboratory Consortium for the lab’s work on contaminant transfer analyst and siloxane-based non-skid coating technologies…
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DOJ Seeks Digital Services Director for CIO Office

The Justice Department is looking for a professional to serve as digital services director at DOJ’s office of the chief information officer. DOJ said in a USAJobs notice posted Thursday the selected candidate will lead the creation of a digital services office and work with stakeholders across the federal government to optimize digital services…
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James Rousell to Lead Louis Berger’s UK Operations; Tom Topolski Comments

James Rousell, a 15-year veteran of Jacobs Engineering, has joined Louis Berger as vice president and managing director for the U.K. operations of the professional services contractor. Louis Berger said Thursday that Rousell will prepare, implement and deliver operating plans intended to support the company’s project delivery, financial performance and growth initiatives in the U…
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NASA Taps Near Earth Autonomy to Build, Demo UAS Flight Safety Tech

Near Earth Autonomy has secured a contract under NASA’s Small Business Innovation Research initiative to help the space agency integrate unmanned aircraft systems into the national airspace. Near Earth said Wednesday that it will develop and demonstrate technologies to facilitate safe unmanned aircraft operations in case of emergency situations…
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Boeing, DISA Develop Mobile Device for Top-Secret Military Communications; Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency and Boeing have developed a mobile device designed to help military commanders transmit and receive top-secret messages, Defense One reported Nov. 1. Patrick Tucker writes the Boeing Black mobile phone works with virtual private networks and mobile device management platforms and has a dual-SIM functionality that allows users to use both commercial and government networks…
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Jacobs Secures Contracts to Support Australia’s Infrastructure Investment Project

Jacobs has secured multiple contracts to provide infrastructure services in support of Australia’s $3.4 billion Smart Cities urban rail and transportation network initiative. The company said Tuesday it will support the Hurstbridge Rail Line update program under the North East Program Alliance, Pakenham Rail Depot projects in Victoria and the Bruce Highway modernization in Queensland for the contracts…
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